North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation

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The North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) eleemosynary corporation, founded on January 7, 2010, under the laws of the State of South Carolina.  

The corporation is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to support and advance the general welfare and prosperity of the greater North Myrtle Beach, SC area so that its citizens and all areas of the community may prosper and lessen the burden of local and state governments.  Particular emphasis shall be given to those areas and programs that impact a community's quality of life, including civic, cultural, economic and educational development.  

The initial interest in establishing the North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation was to help facilitate the Chamber's 5-year strategic plan entitled "Building North Myrtle Beach", a $3.5 million, five-year, sustainable growth & prosperity initiative aimed at growing the visitor & destination market; diversifying the local economy; and equipping the chamber as the focal point for business.

Since the Foundation's creation, more than $300,000 have been expended to advance specific allowable action steps in the "Building North Myrtle Beach" plan.  

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation continues to expand our programs and action on a range of important community and economic development issues.

In order to strengthen our efforts, the Chamber Foundation intends to seek financial support from a wider range of investors, stakeholders and donors.  

An investment in the North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation will help ensure North Myrtle Beach has all the means necessary for economic prosperity and sustainable community development.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Scott Ellis, Chairman     RE/MAX Southern Shores
Ed Horton, Treasurer   Anderson Brothers Bank
Marc Jordan, Secretary   North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB 
Ben Clyburn   Condo-World of the Grand Strand
Laura Crowther    Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors
Rick Elliott    Elliott Beach Rentals 
Marion "Buzz" Freeman, Jr.   The Conway National Bank
Tiff Guilliams   Palmetto Corp.
Robert P. Hucks, II   Coastal Carolina National Bank
Theresa Koren   Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Eric Lewis   Atlantic Beach Police Department / Carolina RV
Jeri McCumbee   Access Medical Center
Ralph Pandure   NBSC, a Division of Synovus Bank

North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation Community Grants

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation is able to make community grants available because of the generosity of our donors. These grants are important to the community because they afford our Chamber Foundation the opportunity to meet changing community needs. The Chamber Foundation has identified three core areas of community giving: education, workforce development and serving the underprivileged population. If you are interested in learning more about community grants offered by the Chamber Foundation please review the below information.

If you are already a North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation supporter, thank you for helping us grow and improve our community.

If you have an interest in supporting our North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation, by making a charitable donation, simply e-mail Claire@NorthMyrtleBeachChamber.com and information will be provided.

“Because Together, we are All Building North Myrtle Beach”

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